Feds Provide $27 Million to Fund, Test Chronic Disease Programs



In hopes of improving the nation’s physical fitness and reducing chronic disease, HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius announced $27 million worth of grants Tuesday. Officials hope the programs can make a dent in Medicare’s chronic disease care costs. According to CMS, two-thirds of Medicare spending is for beneficiaries with five or more chronic conditions.


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